Decatur County Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines


The following guidelines are established to implement the School Board's Policy 8540 on the installation and use of vending machines on school property and in school facilities.



The location of the vending machines within a facility or at other places on Corporation property may be selected by the administrator in charge of the facility or area of Corporation property subject to the approval of the Superintendent.



The purchase of items to restock vending machines will adhere to the requirements of Board Policy 6320.



Vending machines designated for the dispensing of food, beverage, or snack items will dispense only items permitted in Board Policy 8500, Policy 8510, and Policy 8540, AG 8500 and the current USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans.



No food, beverage, or snack items will be dispensed from vending machines available to students during the operational hours of the Food Service Program of the school.



The profits from the sale of items in a vending machine will be credited in the following manner:



profit from vending machines available to students will be used for the benefit of the students;



profit from vending machines not available to students may be used for the benefit of school, Corporation, or staff needs;



profit from vending machines sponsored by an authorized student organization may be used to benefit the sponsoring organization, if approved by the Superintendent.

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